This past weekend my roommates and I hosted a “Christmakkuh”-inspired cocktail party at our apartment. It was potluck style, so everyone brought a dish to share. From appetizers and dips to dessert, our counter featured a little bit of everything.
My contribution for the evening was a caramelized onion and mushroom crostini with goat cheese and roasted garlic spread — a recipe I found on the beloved Pinterest.com. Little did I know that it would be such a hit and become one of the best things I’ve ever made!
Try it for yourself — either at home or as your very own contribution to upcoming holiday parties.
(This recipe comes from the “For the Love of Cooking” blog.)
- 1/2 cup of goat cheese (you can also sub feta cheese)
- 1/2 cup of sour cream
- 1/2 head of roasted garlic, chopped
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 lb white mushrooms, sliced
- 1/2 sweet yellow onion, sliced thinly
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 tsp butter
- 1 baguette, sliced thinly
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Combine goat cheese, sour cream, roasted garlic, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.
- Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and spray tops with olive oil spray.
- Cook baguette slices for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown.
- Remove from oven and set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat 1/2 tsp olive oil and 1/2 tsp butter over medium heat.
- Add onion and saute for 15-20 minutes until caramelized.
- Remove from pan and set aside.
- Re-heat pan over medium-high heat and add remaining 1/2 tsp olive oil and 1/2 tsp butter.
- Add mushrooms and saute until golden brown.
- Add the onions back into the pan with mushrooms and through and season with salt.
- Spread the goat cheese mixture evenly onto the crostini and top with a spoonful of mushroom and onion mixture.